superindividual

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ individual

Adjective[edit]

superindividual ‎(comparative more superindividual, superlative most superindividual)

  1. Above or beyond the individual.
    • 1912, Francis Macdonald Cornford, From religion to philosophy: a study in the origins of western speculation
      The collective consciousness is, thus, superindividual. It resides, of course, in the individuals composing the group — there is nowhere else for it to exist — but it resides in all of them...